I've recently reformatted my computer, fresh install of everything, and Houdini (Apprentice) now doesn't install/work properly.
I have WinXP SP3, Nvidia 8800GT, latest driver from Nvidia site.
I had v11 on my machine ok for a few days, but recently it went weird, gave some error message which I can't remember, and then on pressing tab, none of the nodes were there. On reloading, the Shelf had gone too. I've uninstalled, reinstalled all versions of 11 still on the download page, plus I tried v12 too. Many times, always restarting on install or uninstall just to make sure. They all give some variety of an error message during installation, and when I try to run it, the most recent error message (Build 11.1.201) is a windows message: 'This application is not configured correctly', and won't even start. Other builds of v11 did start but there was no shelf. V12 won't even start, there is some brief flicker of a message in the console, maybe to do with the lisence server.
V10 build 245 seems to get the furthest, it starts with the Building UI Cache box, then near the end, has a Fatal Segmentation Fault 3292.
One of the other builds of V11 was giving messages as in the following link on sidefx forum: (2nd Quote box)
I've had this computer for years and Houdini has always run fine on it, so it has to be something to with my setup after I wiped it clean. There's hardly anything on it still, Houdini is one of the first programs I installed again.
Any ideas please?
Edited by spf987, 23 May 2012 - 03:20 PM.